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Land transferred to Sierra Cascade Forest Products

A Linn County/Sierra Cascade Forest Products land transfer that began in May 2020 was completed during the Board of Commissioners’ weekly meeting Tuesday, Sept. 28.

On Aug. 11, the county had approved giving Sierra Cascade Forest Products time to complete a Phase I environmental assessment. That assessment has concluded. The county transferred the property deed on Friday, Oct. 3.

Sierra Cascade, which produces scented cones and holiday home décor, paid the county $525,000 for the 68-acre former timber mill in Lyons. The county had foreclosed on the property in 2018 in lieu of $60,000 in...